Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with the 16th verse. Watch the other videos here.
Even if a person you have cared for as your own child
Treats you as his or her worst enemy,
Lavish him or her with loving attention
Like a mother caring for her ill child—this is the practice of a bodhisattva.
“How sharper than a serpent’s tooth…” How have you dealt with the anger of a child in your life?
For more of Ken McLeod’s teachings, visit Unfettered Mind.
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